A great recipe for fresh basil pesto with just the right amounts of everything. Even my DH loves it!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
1 cup
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Ingredients

6
Original recipe yields 6 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine basil, oil, pine nuts, garlic, and lemon juice in a food processor or blender; puree until smooth. Stir in Pecorino Romano cheese, salt, and pepper.

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Nutrition Facts

244 calories; protein 5.1g; carbohydrates 2.1g; fat 24.3g; cholesterol 10.3mg; sodium 186.7mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (4)

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Most helpful positive review

Rating: 4 stars
01/14/2020
We enjoyed this. It was enough for 240g spaghetti. Thank you for the recipe. Read More
4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
01/13/2020
We enjoyed this. It was enough for 240g spaghetti. Thank you for the recipe. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/10/2020
Very easy recipe! 4C basil equalled 2 pints! I made 20 pints today and it will sell like hot cakes at our church garden sale. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
01/04/2021
Love pesto and this recipe did not disappoint! Very easy to make and delicious on everything from pasta to veggies-yum! Thanks for sharing ?? Read More
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Rating: 5 stars
01/31/2021
I'm not a pesto expert, but this hit the spot for the basil lover in my household. She had a grilled sandwich made for her at her university with tomato, a slice of mozzarella, and pesto spread in between the tomato and mozzarella. We recreated it using this recipe which was given two thumbs up! Read More
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